A courtside chat with Australia's Liz Fleming

By Bob Alman

Liz Fleming and her husband Bruce are among the most successful and enduring “mixed doubles” partners in the world. They were the only married couple both competing in the 2009 World Championships in South Florida, where this interview took place beside Court 11. Her global perspective, anchored in noteworthy achievements both on the court and in the croquet organization of Queensland, challenges traditional attitudes about the relationship of men and women to their sport, to each other on the playing field, and to the sporting organizations that try to govern all those interactions.

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